Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Tort & personal injury
Jurisdiction: 
Canada
Publication date: 
2017-05-26
ISBN: 
9780779880188
Carswell

Tort Law, 6th Edition, Hardbound book

Availability: In Stock

Tort Law, Sixth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of Canadian tort law, with both historical and philosophical context, and contemporary developments in case law and legislation. It has earned numerous citations by the Supreme Court of Canada and courts in every province.


New and updated
:

The new sixth edition thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in Canadian tort law since the last edition, including:

  • Updates on the liability of public authorities, including which statutes or interactions give rise to a duty of care and residual policy considerations.
  • A closer look at the Supreme Court of Canada’s judgment on causation in Clements v. Clements, including its impact on subsequent judgments
  • Extensive updates on business torts arising from the Supreme Court of Canada’s articulation of the elements of the tort of unlawful means in A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd.
  • Clarification of elements of the tort of private nuisance as articulated by Supreme Court of Canada in Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario (Transportation)
  • Inclusion of several important judgments from other common law jurisdictions
  • New material relating to environmental protection and pollution throughout
  • Examination of recent important lower court judgments on a variety of topics, including:
    • Expert testimony in professional negligence cases
    • Liability of third parties for the wrongs committed by others
    • Vicarious liability disputes
    • Liability for injuries caused by animals
Carswell

Tort Law, 6th Edition, Hardbound book

Availability: In Stock

Description

Tort Law, Sixth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of Canadian tort law, with both historical and philosophical context, and contemporary developments in case law and legislation. It has earned numerous citations by the Supreme Court of Canada and courts in every province.


New and updated
:

The new sixth edition thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in Canadian tort law since the last edition, including:

  • Updates on the liability of public authorities, including which statutes or interactions give rise to a duty of care and residual policy considerations.
  • A closer look at the Supreme Court of Canada’s judgment on causation in Clements v. Clements, including its impact on subsequent judgments
  • Extensive updates on business torts arising from the Supreme Court of Canada’s articulation of the elements of the tort of unlawful means in A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd.
  • Clarification of elements of the tort of private nuisance as articulated by Supreme Court of Canada in Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario (Transportation)
  • Inclusion of several important judgments from other common law jurisdictions
  • New material relating to environmental protection and pollution throughout
  • Examination of recent important lower court judgments on a variety of topics, including:
    • Expert testimony in professional negligence cases
    • Liability of third parties for the wrongs committed by others
    • Vicarious liability disputes
    • Liability for injuries caused by animals